Los Angeles Dodgers
San Francisco General Hospital has asked the Los Angeles Dodgers to pick up the bill for the medical care of Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan brutally beaten at Dodger Stadium on opening day 2011.
Barry Zito came through in one of the most important outings in his San Francisco tenure, pitching the NL West-leading Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Sunday night to extend their division lead to 5½ games.
Hanley Ramirez hit a go-ahead RBI double in the top of the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers trimmed a game off their division deficit with a 3-2 win against the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
Perhaps a visit from the New York Mets can wake up San Francisco’s struggling offense and help the Giants end their current skid.
Clayton Kershaw pitched a five-hitter for his second shutout of the season, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the NL West leader.
The San Francisco Giants brushed aside the Los Angeles Dodgers the last time the rivals met in a three-game series at AT&T Park. This time, they’ll have to deal with Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp.
The mere fact that the Giants are right in the thick of things when they have endured some hardships is a good sign. Closer Brian Wilson has been lost for the season and second baseman Freddy Sanchez will not play a game for the Giants in 2012.
Yesterday’s 3-0 whitewashing of the Los Angeles Dodgers finally put the San Francisco Giants where they feel they belong, in first place in the National League West, now tied with L.A.
A victory by the Giants in Wednesday’s series finale at AT&T Park would move them into a first-place tie, giving the struggling Dodgers company atop the division for the first time since they took over the lead April 11.
San Francisco police are sending officers disguised as Los Angeles Dodger fans to AT&T Park for this week’s series between the Dodgers and Giants in an attempt to minimize potential problems